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Dog Days
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Pumphrett Finds Work for Idle Hands

Volume nine of The Pumphrett Papers.

The Whole Truth
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Comey’s Brain: An Insider’s Perspective

What was James Comey thinking, from his meetings with Trump to his firing to his congressional testimony? We may never know, but we can do some educated guessing.

Amateur Hour
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The Back Channel Delusion

Back channels have been put to good use in the past, but they are not tools for the naive.

In the Oval Office
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Pumphrett in Trump’s Labyrinth

Volume eight of The Pumphrett Papers.

Bannon Falling
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Pumphrett and the Promulgation of Piffle

Volume seven of The Pumphrett Papers.

The Virtues of Ignorance
Pumphrett and the Tangled Web

Volume six of The Pumphrett Papers.

Testimony
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My Pivotal Role in Iran Contra

What “they” don’t want you to know.

Fidelitas aut Integritas
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Pumphrett and the Fourth Estate

Volume five of The Pumphrett Papers.

2017
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Pumphrett Plights His Troth

Volume four of The Pumphrett Papers.

2017
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Pumphrett Ops In

Volume Three of the Pumphrett Papers.

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Hugging the News Cycle
AFTER ISIS

With the Iraqi government’s move to retake Kirkuk, it’s time for the U.S. to start planning for just how bad things could get.

Counting Carbon

The EIA projects US energy-related greenhouse gas emissions will continue to fall this year.

European Disunion

In forcing Catalonia to clarify its intentions on independence, Madrid is chipping away at the separatists’ facade of unity.

Development and Its Discontents

A new data dive offers mixed evidence, confirming some prevailing narratives and confounding others.

Echo Chamber Redux

Americans deserve in-depth commentary and analysis about the merits and faults of the Iran nuclear deal. They are not getting it.

Spy Games

Another disturbing chapter in the Obama-era spy wars.

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